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Thursday, January 30, 2003
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A passion for passion
Everyday, thousands of Delhiites pass through the site. Yet almost nobody took notice of it till it was decided to impart belated dignity to a forgotten Asokan Edict placed near Srinivaspuri in South Delhi. DIVYANSHU KUMAR reports... .
History stands witness to the export of Indian textile across the world for centuries. Painstakingly gathered since the early `80s, Praful and Shilpa Shah's Tapi Collection, illustrated in book form with research by eminent textile historians, yet ag ain proves the point. SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY speaks to one of the collectors... .
EATING FROM an ordinary plate the food dished out of the ordinary degchi and kadai, in a little corner of Pragati Maidan, this young girl in blue jeans and black, funky short top, looks like a school girl taking time off to have quick bite before ...
Calling attention, please! `Galati Kiski'
RANA A. SIDDIQUI speaks to Kiran and Saina Bedi, the mother-daughter duo, now trying to "sensitise" people through "Galati Kiski", a new serial on Doordarshan... .
Straight bat, nice talk, nicer food...
HE BRINGS to you the virtues of humility - honesty, simplicity, understated elegance. It is easy to say there is an undeniable dignity in his demeanour; he is actually self-effacing to the point of self-abnegation. It is a rare trait, rarer in ...
THE PRONOUNCED dip in mercury in the last few weeks saw the death toll in the northern parts of India rising alarmingly. Although the elements were cursed by the old, the young and the infirm in equal measure, the worst affected were the poor. ...
READY FOR a wine accompanied with fest. Visit Radisson's Italianni restaurant. Well, it has all to do with Italian savoury appetisers. Italian master chef has prepared these antipastis that count five vegetarian and five non-vegetarian varieties ...
Happy New Year, the Chinese way
Celebrate Chinese New Year in New Delhi this week. Have a bite at Radisson's I'Ching restaurant or take part in Park Royal's Steamboat Festival. Either way, you will have fun, says SUMITRA SENAPATY... .
God does not reside in the sculpted image of the shrine but is to be found in every act of charity, and in the energy that drives the members of the Guild of Service of North India, an organisation that has vowed to give every woman a life of dignity . ANJANA RAJAN reports on the eve of a fund-raising event in New Delhi where Pandit Jasraj will give voice to "The Call of Krishna"... .
`THIS IS the golden era of television.' No, this statement does not come from a TV star or a serial maker but two film actors - Sanjay Kapoor and Rajeev Kapoor, the son of Raj Kapoor. In New Delhi to seek professional support of Noida Film ...
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